Learn about Peascod, Alan

Alan Peascod was born in England in 1943.

He studied at East Sydney Technical College (ceramics) under

Peter Rushforth; Sturt Workshops, Mittagong, under Les Blakebrough; The College of Applied Art, Cairo, Egypt; and with John Reeves and Ray Finch in England in 1968.

Since that time he has travelled in the Middle East, West Gennany, Spain and England studying, in particular, collections of Islamic art in those countries.

He has also extensively researched Islamic glazes and lustre techniques.

Since 1969, he has held numerous solo exhibitions in Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne and Sydney.

In 1972 he participated in an exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, and in 1974 in the Concorso Intemazionale delta Ceramica d'Arte at Faenza, Italy. His works were also included in the Australian exhibitions Recent Ceramics touring Europe 1980-2 and Contemporary Australian Ceramics touring New Zealand, Canada and the United States 1982-4.

A retrospective exhibition of his work organised by the Canberra School of Art Gallery toured metropolitan and regional galleries 1985-6. more...
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Alan Peascod (Australian, 1943-2007), teapot, 1974, wheel thrown stoneware of globular shape with short spout and extruded rippled handle, signed to base and lid 'Peascod 74', height including handle 21 cm

Alan Peascod (Australian, 1943-2007), bottle vase, of bulbous organic form with middle-Eastern influence, applied and impressed abstract motifs, high-fired stoneware with dry glaze, height 38 cm

Alan Peascod (Australian, 1943-2007), tall ewer, of elongated form with middle-Eastern influence, high-fired stoneware with dry glaze, height 46 cm. Provenance: Cudgegong gallery, Glugong, 2007. Private collection, NSW. Exhibited: three tenors of ceramics:

Alan Peascod, Australian (1943-2007), Gold Lustre Vase, 1996, stoneware with gold lustre glaze, decorated with an Arabic figure in clouds, signed and dated ‘Peascod 96'. Provenance: Purchased from Janet Mansfield gallery, c. 1990

Set of six Alan Peascod stoneware tankards Australian pottery, 13.5 cm high approx, makers mark under base of handle

Alan Peascod, Australian (1943-2007). Bottle vase, 1981 of middle-Eastern shape, stoneware with gold lustre glaze, decorated with birds and abstract motifs, signed and dated ‘Peascod 81?

Alan Peascod gourd-shaped vase with strap handle to neck in matt purple and green glazes, 30 cm high with catalogue

Alan Peascod, lidded jar, 1972, with mauve and grey glaze. Height 18.5 cm. Width 12.5 cm

Alan Peascod, wine jug, 1970, wheel-thrown stoneware with applied handle and collar of irregularly carved verticals. Height 23.5 cm. Width 14.5 cm